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RhodeIslandOne's Journal
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August 25, 2020

Herschel Walker's kid is a nut too


I bet he's gonna have an interesting character arc.
August 21, 2020

Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo sentenced to life in prison

Source: CNN

(CNN)A former California police officer who became known as the notorious Golden State Killer said he was "truly sorry" before he was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole on Friday.

Joseph DeAngelo, 74, who confessed to 13 murders and dozens of rapes, terrorized the victims in the 1970s and '80s.
"When a person commits monstrous acts they need to be locked away where they could never harm another innocent person," Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Bowman said.

Before sentencing, DeAngelo, in orange prison scrubs and a white shirt, rose from his wheelchair and removed a white face mask. He told relatives of his victims, many seated in the vast room: "I've listened to all your statements, each one of them and I am truly sorry to everyone I hurt."

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/21/us/golden-state-killer-sentencing/index.html

Shocking that he actually "apologized". Rot in hell.
August 16, 2020

A Church. A Viral Video. A Campaign To Discredit Black Lives Matter.


The clip that was posted to Twitter — and subsequently viewed over 1.2 million times — purports to show protesters invading a church, screaming “Black Lives Matter” and even abusing parishioners. One demonstrator is filmed calling a church member “a dumb fuck.”

The clip was uploaded by Charlie Kirk, one of the leading voices in the Trump Youth Movement, who added his own interpretation of events: “Christians have not been allowed to attend church for months,” Kirk tweeted, referring to coronavirus-related pauses in services. “But when they finally are, BLM inc. rioters are allowed to assault them. Christianity is now under physical assault by radical left wing terrorism. Where is the media coverage of this?”

Kirk, the founder of Turning Points USA, has 1.8 million followers. His chief creative officer, Benny Johnson — who also tweeted the video, has more than 315,000. The video was picked up by a who’s who of conservative and fringe media: Dinesh D’Souza, Nigel Farage, Laura Ingraham, OAN, the Daily Wire, the Blaze, PJ Media, and Mike Cernovich. The Republican candidate for US House District 20 — which includes Troy, New York, where the events in the clip took place — tweeted it. So did RT, the state-controlled Russian propaganda network. The message of the coverage was a variation on the same theme: This is the real BLM, and they’re coming for your churches next.

But like any piece of local media that goes viral on a national level, the video is missing years — in truth, decades — of context. “It’s wild that the national story is that there’s a bunch of Marxists attacking Christians in the street,” one local, who asked not to use her name because of her employment affiliation, told me. “Everyone here knows that this is our Westboro Baptist." (Grace Baptist Church and its pastor declined multiple requests for an interview).

More at the link.....
August 16, 2020

Asking "Who uses the postal service anymore?" is a hostile question

I’ve seen a couple people here ask this question like someone who uses it to pay their bills is some kind of asshole or an idiot.

It doesn’t matter what you think of someone who does so. The postal service is there to be used by the American people. It is under siege by a dictator. So stop the privileged snark. It’s really out of line and makes me question ones motives here.

August 11, 2020

F*** the "KaMAlA iS a KOp" kru!!!

Already on Twitter, never Bidening it up. Pumping Tulsi's tires of all people.

Fucking trash.

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